Tag Archive: Twelfth Doctor

Episode 258 – The Dropped Plot of Rassilon

ttv_logo_newAnd it is here! The Series 9 finale has aired and it was a doozy. We give our impressions on the the season wrap with our review of Hell Bent and all of it’s Gallifrey goodness.

Also, we take a look at some of the news items of the week, including some insights to next season from Steven Moffet, himself.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 257 – Seconds in Eternity

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we look at Series 9’s penultimate episode as we near the end of the season, with Heaven Sent. Sit back and hear us gush over what is arguably the best story of the season and perhaps of all time. We discuss what we enjoyed about the episode as well as some presumptions about the season finale.

Plus, no news this week, but we do spend a little bit of time talking about Doctor Who: Legacy.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 256 – Nevermore

ITTV LOGO NEWn this episode we review the swan song for a particular character of the show. We say goodbye, but question whether this is truly the end for a certain character. We give our impressions on the exit and look at Face the Raven on the whole and discuss the the story and its implications for the future of the series.

But first, we review the fourth novel in the on-going Lethbridge-Stewart series published by Candy Jar Books. This time it’s the Nick Walters penned Mutually Assured Domination. We give our impressions on the book which features a return of the Quarks and their ever menacing masters, the Dominators.

Also, a bit of convention new this week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Friday Night Who 11/20

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A certain character returns in this week’s episode in the run of Series 9, so we are revisiting his first appearance.

The Doctor light trend continues with Flatline on Friday Night Who this week!

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play at Midnight CST!

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #Flatline

Episode 254 – You Must Have a Plan

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we review the next episode in Series 9 with the second part of the two-part Zygon story, The Zygon Inversion. We’ll give our impressions on what some may consider the best story of the season so far. Oops, did I say too much already?

And of course some news rapidly squashing some unnerving rumors that were spread in the tabloids this week concerning Series 10. We give our reactions to both sides of the issue.

Plus, the return of our Doctor Who: Legacy Tip of the Week, with a new one (or perhaps just another subtle reminder) from Shaun on making sure you log in from day to day.

And it’s our Lethbridge-Stewart: Beast of Fang Rock book give-away thanks to our good friends over at Candy Jar Books. Congratulations to our winners!

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 253 – The Halloween Invasion

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we step aside for a brief moment to talk a little bit about our Halloween festivities this week.

Then we get down to business and discuss the Halloween broadcast of Series 9 with The Zygon Invasion. We give our impression of this first story in a two-part story arc with lots of surprises and some seriously tense moments.

Also, some good news for the future of the series as well as some exciting announcement out of some of our local and area conventions.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Friday Night Who 10/30

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It’s All Hallows Eve Eve! And so to celebrate we are having a double feature of 2 scary episodes!

Join @TravelVortex, @VortexShaun, @VortexGlenn & @VortexKeith as we press play at Midnight CDT on Blink & Listen!

Since it won’t be as easy for everyone to play them back to back, we will have a 5 minute intermission between episodes.

And as always keep an eye out for the hashtags #FridayNightWho & #Blink & #Listen

Episode 251 – The Universe is Full of Testosterone

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we review the latest episode in Doctor Who Series 9 with The Girl Who Died. We give our impression on what could be one of the pivotal stories in the Twelfth Doctor’s era thus far. Also, we evaluate the performance of guest star Maisie Williams in her first appearance as Ashildr.

Also, some great news on the recent improvement in the health of another Doctor Who actor.

Plus some information on a website sharing the worldwide broadcast dates for Doctor Who over the past 52 years (thank you Robert).

In addition, thanks to Dan for a return of the Doctor Who Legacy Tip of the Week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned in the show:

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Episode 250 – Morning Breath

ttv_logo_newIt’s another “epiversary” edition of Traveling the Vortex! In this, our 250th episode, we only have one topic for discussion, the latest release in Series 9, Before the Flood. We give our opinions and impressions on the second of this two-part story arc.

Also, we talk about the upcoming release of special audio commentaries for two Classic Doctor  Who stories, The Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear. Plus, LEGO has given us a glimpse of it’s first set in its Doctor Who line. We’ll chime in on that as well.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned in the podcast:

Fantom Films

Episode 246 – Prequels and Finales

ttv_logo_newNo disasters to delay us this week. In this podcast we discuss the recently released prequel to Doctor Who Series 9. Things kick off in a reather mysterious way with the Doctor returning to Karn and visiting with a familiar face, Ohila.

Then, we discuss the two-part season finale of the first year of the Doctor Who – Eight Doctor audios from big finish. We discuss the revelations and machination therein.

Plus there’s new Torchwood news to study and discuss with another announcement from Big Finish.

And, of course… oh, wait, no feedback this week.

Well, enjoy anyway!

Episode 242 – Accidents, Injuries, and Comic Books

TTV LOGO NEWThis week’s show if finally released! We explain what caused our delay to the feeds this week, and recount some other details.

But, the topic at hand on this show is Doctor Who Comic Books, by our friends over at Titan Comics. We cover the next few issues of the 10th (#10), 11th (#12-15) and 12th Doctors (#6-10) to get caught up. And as the first issue of the Paul Cornell scripted “Four Doctors” which released last week, we’ll give our impressions of issue #1.

Plus we’ll review the latest trailer for Series 9, and discuss the news of the week.

And of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned on the show:

BBC – Doctor Who Mission Dalek

Episode 228 – All Hail Zzagnar!

TTV-Logo-1400-150x150In this week’s podcast we take a look at some more of Titan’s Doctor Who comics lines featuring the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors. We start off with Ten’s line from issues number 6 through 10. Then we follow those up with a review of the Eleventh Doctor issues 6 through 11. And finally we wrap things up with Twelve featured in issues 2 through 7. Also, we throw into the mix, the three story, three Doctor issue given out last weekend for this year’s Free Comic Book Day.

Plus the news of the week!

Enjoy!